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Here are some of the events, activities, exhibits and performances in The Outlook's coverage area for this week

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COURTESY PHOTO: JOSH COLE & FRIENDS - Josh Cole & Friends will bring high-energy, fun-to-watch musicianship to the Multnomah Grange 71 and Oregon Bluegrass Association concert stage on Saturday, Jan. 11. See listing for details.


"Latest Pictures Explore Jupiter and its Moons" — 6 and 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7, and Friday, Jan. 10, MHCC Planetarium Sky Theater, 26000 S.E. Stark St., Gresham. Presentation features images from the Juno spacecraft of Jupiter and the planet's main moons, including a fiery volcanic moon called "lo" and an icy moon called "Europa." Admission is $5 for adults; $2 for MHCC students (with valid ID) and children ages 17 and younger. Visit or call 503-491-6422 for more information.

Kotori Japanese Music — 3-4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, Gresham Library, 385 N.W. Miller Ave., downtown Gresham. Enjoy traditional and original contemporary music played on the shamisen, taiko and bamboo flute. Learn about the history of the instruments and Japanese culture. Free. For more information, visit or call 503-988-5123.

Multnomah Grange 71 and Oregon Bluegrass Association concert — 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, 30639 S.E. Bluff Road, Gresham. Josh Cole & Friends will open the show followed by featured musicians the Filthy Skillets. Josh Cole & Friends brings high-energy, fun-to-watch musicianship to the stage, featuring Seth Wiggins (banjo), Dan Wolken (bass) and Josh Cole (guitar). The five-piece Portland band Filthy Skillets features Josh Levine (mandolin), Kit Ballantyne (bass), Brendon Haggerty (fiddle), Steve Hathaway (banjo) and John Montgomery (guitar) and draws from bluegrass standards, originals and fun covers. Doors open 5:30 p.m., snack shack at 6:30. Suggested donation is $10 for adults; $5 for children age 12 and younger. Visit Grange No. 71, or call 503-310-2497 for more information.

Book events at Maggie Mae's Kids Bookshop — 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays, storytime for ages 1-3 with their favorite adult; 10:30 a.m. Saturdays, for ages 1-6 with their favorite adult. Maggie Mae's Kids Bookshop, 43 N.W. Third Ave., Gresham. For more information, visit

Book Events at Books Around the Corner — 40 N.W. Second St. 4-5 p.m. First Wednesdays Writers Group; 4-5 p.m. First Fridays Historical Fiction Book Club; 6-7 p.m. Second Tuesdays Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book Club; 4:30-5:30 p.m., Second Thursdays Teen Book Club; 6-7 p.m. Second Fridays Nonfiction Book Club; 6-7 p.m. Second Wednesdays Book Talk Book Club; 6-7 p.m. Third Thursdays Page Turner Book Club; 6-8 p.m. Third Saturdays Silent Book Club; 6-7 p.m. Fourth Thursdays Horror Book Club; 6-7 p.m. Last Wednesdays Fiction Addiction Book Club; Check website calendar for True Crime Book Club and Cookbook Club. Free. Visit for more information.


"Myth and Magic" — 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays through Feb. 6, 2020, excluding holidays, city of Gresham Visual Arts Gallery, Public Safety & Schools Building, 1331 N.W. Eastman Parkway. The city of Gresham's latest art exhibition conjures the artistic spirit of the legendary and unknown with artists exploring mystical worlds and creatures in fairy tales, folklore and stories shared through the millennia, including works from a wide range of media: painting, drawing, mixed media, photography, digital art, sculpture, jewelry, pottery, glass and other 3-D works. Free. For more information, visit

Harlow House Museum — 1-3 p.m. Sundays, 726 E. Historic Columbia River Highway, Troutdale. The home was built in 1900 on what was known as the Harlow Farm by Fred Harlow, son of Troutdale founder Capt. John Harlow. The house is relatively unchanged from the day it was built. Visit or call 503-661-2164 for more information.

King of Roads Exhibit — 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, and 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Troutdale Historical Society Barn Exhibit Hall, 732 E. Historic Columbia River Highway, Troutdale. Call 503-661-2164 for more information.

Zimmerman Heritage Farm — noon to 4 p.m. every third Saturday, 17111 N.E. Sandy Blvd., Gresham. "Vases and Valentines" exhibit features designs in Depression Glass, Carnivale Glass, and pottery from Roseville, Hull and van Briggle on vases pulled from the house's collection for the first time. Also featured is the contents of a traveling trunk found in the house, which belonged to Isobel Zimmerman's uncle, Andrew McCall, on exhibit for just a few more months. Admission is a $5 suggested donation. Visit for more information.


"Murder at Haversham Manor" — 6-9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Jan. 17, and 18, SALT Academy & Performing Arts Co. workshop and theater, 333 N. Main Ave., Gresham. A mystery comedy dinner theater fundraiser. Tickets are $50. For ticket information, visit or call 503-919-7258.


Gresham Senior Center — 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays (except holidays), live music with Boothill Express playing country tunes. Potluck dinner precedes music at 5 p.m. Cost is $5. From noon-3:30 p.m. the last Sunday of the month, the center hosts the NW Jamboree. Jam with the group or just listen. Set-up begins at 11:30 a.m. Gresham Senior Center, 600 N.E. Eighth St., Gresham. For more information, call 503-988-4870 or visit

The Bronx Bar — 23705 N.E. Sandy Blvd., Wood Village. Live music 7:30-9:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday. Free. Visit or call 503-489-6555 for more information.

The Hoppy Brewer — 328 N. Main Ave., Gresham. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 9, Beer Event with Bale Breaker; 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, live music with Plutons Organ Trio. Free. For more information, visit or call 503-328-8474.

M&M Restaurant and Lounge — 137 N. Main Ave, Gresham. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Jan. 10 and 11, Hyatus. Visit or call 503-665-2626 for complete schedule.

Spot On Sports Pub — 209 N. Main Ave., Gresham. Visit Spot on Sports Pub on Facebook or call 503-328-6155 for more information.

Spinella's Off the Wall — 436 N. Main Ave., Gresham. 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 9, live music with Now & Then; 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, Lisa Mann; 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, Songwriter Sessions No. 5; Free. For more information, visit or call 503-492-0800.

Spud Monkey's — 17312 N.E. Halsey St., Portland/Gresham. 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday, Jan 10, and Saturday, Jan. 11, karaoke with Big Mike Entertainment; 8 p.m. to midnight, Monday, Jan 13, live music with Ben Rice and his Colossal Trio. Free. 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, Geeks Who Drink Trivia. Free. For more information, visit or call 503-492-3880.

Edgefield Live Music Series — McMenamins Edgefield Winery Tasting Room, 2126 S.W. Halsey St., Troutdale, 7-9 p.m. All shows are free, for those age 21 and older. Visit for more information.

- Tuesday, Jan. 7: Ben Larsen

- Wednesday, Jan. 8: Henry Hill Kammerer

- Thursday, Jan. 9: Sonny Hess

- Friday, Jan. 10: The Resolectrics

- Saturday, Jan. 11: Danny Barnes

- Sunday, Jan. 12: Lewi Longmire and Annachristie Sapphire

- Monday, Jan. 13: Groovy Wallpaper

- Tuesday, Jan. 14: Pete Krebs

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